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Time Change 2015 in Alaska, United States

Next change:
Nov
6
1 hour Back

Nov 6, 2022, 2:00 am

State: Alaska
Abbreviation: AK
State Capital: Juneau
Country: United States
Time Zones: 2
Location

Mar 8

Forward 1 hour

Mar 8, 2015 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, March 8, 2015, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 8, 2015, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Mar 8, 2015 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

Also called Spring Forward, Summer Time, and Daylight Savings Time.

More info:
March 8, 2015: DST starts in USA & Canada

Nov 1

Back 1 hour

Nov 1, 2015 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, November 1, 2015, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, November 1, 2015, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Nov 1, 2015 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2022

Does Alaska Have Daylight Saving Time?

Alaska follows the same Daylight Saving Time (DST) schedule as the rest of the United States. Clocks spring forward 1 hour on the second Sunday in March and fall back again on the first Sunday in November.

DST in Locations in Alaska in 2015 (29 Locations)

AdakMar 8 – Nov 1KaktovikMar 8 – Nov 1Point LayMar 8 – Nov 1
AnchorageMar 8 – Nov 1KenaiMar 8 – Nov 1Prudhoe BayMar 8 – Nov 1
Arctic VillageMar 8 – Nov 1KetchikanMar 8 – Nov 1SitkaMar 8 – Nov 1
AtqasukMar 8 – Nov 1KodiakMar 8 – Nov 1TalkeetnaMar 8 – Nov 1
BethelMar 8 – Nov 1KotzebueMar 8 – Nov 1UnalaskaMar 8 – Nov 1
ChevakMar 8 – Nov 1MetlakatlaNo DSTUtqiaġvikMar 8 – Nov 1
FairbanksMar 8 – Nov 1NoatakMar 8 – Nov 1ValdezMar 8 – Nov 1
GlennallenMar 8 – Nov 1NomeMar 8 – Nov 1WainwrightMar 8 – Nov 1
HainesMar 8 – Nov 1NuiqsutMar 8 – Nov 1YakutatMar 8 – Nov 1
JuneauMar 8 – Nov 1Point HopeMar 8 – Nov 1

Daylight Saving Time History in Alaska

  • Alaska first observed Daylight Saving Time in 1942.
  • Alaska has observed DST for 59 years between 1942 and 2022 (DST in at least one location).
  • Previous time with no Daylight Saving Time was 1967.
  • See Worldwide DST Statistics